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Units D1: Wine Production (6 weeks of guided study) – $1,295
The cost includes the 3-year registration fee required for the WSET, online tuition and study materials, access to the WSET tutors, 24/7 access to the on-line classroom, feeback test, and the final exam at the Capital Wine School.
Available only to students who have passed the WSET Level 3 Wine exam, the D1 Wine Production online course runs for 6 weeks, is comprised of 6 modules, and contains a total of 16 course hours. This unit is the entry unit for the Diploma program; students must take a D1 course and sit for their D1 exam before proceeding to subsequent units.
The student will learn to understand: What the vine requires to produce and ripen grapes for wine production and how the growing environment influences the vine’s ability to produce and ripen grapes; grape growing options; the winemaking options and how they influence the style, quality, and price of wines.
The individual units follow a weekly structure and it is important that you keep up with work set for that week. The educator is not obliged to assess work if you fall behind. The individual units are designed to build upon knowledge gained from the previous weeks, so you should not skip ahead. The online units prepare you for the WSET qualifications and they are guided by a WSET educator. You can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should you have any questions. Each unit includes a series of independent and/or group activities that require you to look in depth at the wine industry, applying subject knowledge and professional skills to analyze key issues. Each unit also includes a feedback test or tests depending on the unit e.g.
Revision of Level 3 Materials is highly recommended before commencing the diploma. You are advised to taste a range of wines during your studies. A list of recommended tasting samples can be found in the course specification.